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Ceremonial – Ritual
(1,068 words)

Problems of Terminology

In international scholarship it has long been customary to describe the phenomena discussed here as "ceremonial" and/or "ritual." There is, however, little consensus on the questi…

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Gerd Althoff, “Ceremonial – Ritual”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 20 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033759>
First published online: 2016



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